Publications by James Cavallaro


Letter to U.S. Secretary of State: Urging Continued U.S. Government Funding of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights [IACHR]

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Commissioners, including James Cavallaro), February 13, 2019, Letter

The “Negative Cosmopolitism” of Fear and Surveillance: the two sides of the use of the electronic monitoring mechanisms in the field of the criminal procedure in Brazil

Jânia Saldanha & James Cavallaro , September 1, 2018, Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais: RBCCrim, Journal Article

The CIA has a long history of torture. Gina Haspel will be perfect for the job.

James Cavallaro, May 3, 2018, The Guardian, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Brief of Amici Curiae, Case of the San Rafael Mine

James Cavallaro & James Anaya, March 28, 2018, Brief

Report on Measures Aimed at Reducing the Use of Pretrial Detention in the Americas

James Cavallaro et al, July 3, 2017, Report

Trump’s Travel Ban Violates International Treaties: Don’t Lose Sight of That Little-Discussed Problem with the Executive Order

James Cavallaro & Rebecca Mears, March 15, 2017, New York Daily News, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Silenced Zones: Highly Dangerous Areas for the Exercise of Freedom of Expression

Edison Lanza, Francisco José Eguiguren Praeli, Margarette May Macaulay, Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Paulo Vannuchi, James Cavallaro, Paulo Abrão & Elizabeth Abi-Mershed, March 15, 2017, Report

Standards for a Free, Open, and Inclusive Internet

James Cavallaro et al, March 15, 2017, Report

Communiqué to the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court Under Article 15 of the Rome Statute: The Situation in Nauru and Manus Island: Liability for Crimes Against Humanity

James Cavallaro, Diala Shamas, Beth Van Schaack, et al, February 14, 2017, Communiqué

Letter to the Chief Executive Officers and Legal Counsel of European Air Carriers Urging Airlines to Ensure Rights of Travelers

James Cavallaro, Diala Shamas, et al, February 3, 2017, International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, Letter

Advancing Security and Human Rights by the Controlled Organisation of Inmates

James Cavallaro, Mirte Postema & Ruhan Nagra, January 30, 2017, [UK] Prison Service Journal, Journal Article

Al borde del abismo / On the Edge of the Abyss

James Cavallaro, May 23, 2016, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Specialized Supervisory Bodies for the Right to Access Public Information: Compilation of Thematic Reports Included in the 2013 and 2014 Annual Reports of the Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Commissioners, including James Cavallaro), January 1, 2016, Report

Human Rights of Migrants, Refugees, Stateless Persons, Victims of Human Trafficking and Internally Displaced Persons: Norms and Standards of the Inter-American Human Rights System

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Commissioners, including James Cavallaro), December 31, 2015, Report

Indigenous Peoples, Afro-Descendant Communities, and Natural Resources: Human Rights Protection in the Context of Extraction, Exploitation, and Development Activities

James Cavallaro et al, December 31, 2015, Report

Violence against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Persons in the Americas

Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, James Cavallaro, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Felipe González, Rosa María Ortiz, Tracy Robinson, Paulo Vannuchi, Emilio Álvarez-Icaza L. & Elizabeth Abi-Mershed, November 12, 2015, Report

Violence, Children, and Organized Crime

James Cavallaro et al, November 11, 2015, Report

What Law and Ethics Demand in Refugee Crisis

James Cavallaro & Mirte Postema, September 28, 2015, Daily Journal, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

The Refugee Crisis: We Must Continue to Demand an Ethical Response

James Cavallaro & Mirte Postema, September 10, 2015, Stanford Lawyer, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Refugee Crisis in Syria. Refugee Crisis Worldwide

James Cavallaro, September 4, 2015, Stanford Lawyer, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Access to Information, Violence Against Women, and the Administration of Justice in the Americas

James Cavallaro et al, March 27, 2015, Report

Book Review: Sistema Interamericano de Derechos Humanos

James Cavallaro & Claret Vargas, December 1, 2014, Revista Española de Derecho Internacional REDI, Book Review

Apresentação (Preface)

James Cavallaro, September 30, 2014, Clínica de Direitos Humanos: Uma Proposta Metodológica Para a Educação Jurídica, Book, Section

Considerations Related to the Universal Ratification of the American Convention and other Inter-American Human Rights Treaties

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Commissioners, including James Cavallaro), August 14, 2014, Report

The Right to Truth in the Americas

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Commissioners, including James Cavallaro), August 13, 2014, Report

Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendants’ Joint Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint

Ira J. Kurzban, James Cavallaro & Claret Vargas, December 18, 2013, Brief

La crisis en Panamá continúa: ¿Hacia un sistema penitenciario que respete los derechos humanos?

María Luisa Romero, James Cavallaro, Clara Long, and Claret Vargas, October 28, 2013, Stanford Law School International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Center, October 2013., Book, Whole

No Nos Toman en Cuenta: Pueblos Indígenas y Consulta Previa en Las Pisciculturas de la Araucanía

James Cavallaro, Cristían Sanhueza, Daniel SaverJorge Contesse & César Rodriguez Garavito, September 9, 2013, Ediciones Universidad Diego Portales, Book, Whole

Second Amended Complaint, Mamami et. al. v. Sánchez de Lozada, No. 08-21063-CV-COHN (S.D. Fla., June 24, 2013)

James Cavallaro, Clara Long, Claret Vargas, et al, June 24, 2013, Brief

Construir Castillos Caros No Es La Respuesta

James Cavallaro, María L. Romero & Clara Long, June 14, 2013, La Prensa, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Drones: Killing Enemies, and Creating Them

James Cavallaro, February 12, 2013, Los Angeles Times, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

The Paradox of Accountability in Brazil

James Cavallaro & Fernando Delgado, November 1, 2012, After Oppression. Transitional Justice in Eastern Europe and Latin America, UN University Press, Book, Section

What the U.S. Won’t Discuss

James Cavallaro & Sarah Knuckey, September 26, 2012, The New York Times Room For Debate, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Living Under Drones: Death, Injury and Trauma to Civilians from US Drone Practices in Pakistan

James Cavallaro, Stephan Sonnenberg & Sarah Knuckey, September 25, 2012, International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, Stanford Law School; NYU School of Law, Global Justice Clinic, Book, Whole

Name, Shame, and then Build Consensus? Bringing Conflict Resolution Skills to Human Rights

Stephan Sonnenberg & James Cavallaro, September 3, 2012, 39 Washington University Journal of Law & Policy 257, Journal Article

US Exceptionalism, Human Rights and Civil Society

James Cavallaro, December 30, 2011, Austrian Review of International and European Law, Journal Article

¿Cómo establecer una Clínica de Derechos Humanos? Lecciones de los Prejuicios y Errores Colectivos en las Américas

James Cavallaro & Fernando E. García, November 4, 2011, Justicia Constitucional, Journal Article

Desarrollo al estilo AES: ¿Ejemplo para toda Latinoamérica?

James Cavallaro, April 15, 2011, La Prensa, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Op-Ed on Prisons in Panama: Tragedy at Tocumen, A Call for Real Reform

James Cavallaro & María L. Romero, February 11, 2011, La Prensa, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

No Place to Hide: Gang, State, and Clandestine Violence in El Salvador

Laura Gabriela Pedraza-Fariña, Spring Miller & James Cavallaro, May 31, 2010, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010, Book, Whole

We Need a Truth Commission to Uncover Bush-Era Wrongdoing

James Cavallaro, February 20, 2009, Christian Science Monitor, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Never Again?: The Legacy of the Argentine and Chilean Dictatorships for the Global Human Rights Regime

James Cavallaro & Stephanie E. Brewer, September 30, 2008, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Book Review

Reevaluating Regional Human Rights Litigation in the Twenty-First Century: The Case of the Inter-American Court

James Cavallaro & Stephanie E. Brewer, July 1, 2008, American Journal of International Law, Journal Article

Security in Paraguay: Analysis and Responses in Comparative Perspective

James Cavallaro, Jacob Kopas, Yukyan Lam, Timothy Mayhle & Soledad Villagra de Biedermann, June 30, 2008, Harvard University Press, Book, Whole

La Seguridad en el Paraguay: Analisis y Respuestas en Perspectivas Comparadas

James Cavallaro, Jacob Kopas, Yukyan Lam, Timothy Mayhle & Soledad Villagra de Biedermann, June 30, 2008, Human Rights Clinic, Harvard University/Universidad Columbia del Paraguay, Book, Whole

The Virtue of Following: The Role of Inter-American Litigation in Campaigns for Social Justice

James Cavallaro & Stephanie E. Brewer, June 1, 2008, SUR International Journal on Human Rights, Journal Article

Looking Backward to Address the Future?: Transitional Justice, Rising Crime and Nation-Building

James Cavallaro, June 1, 2008, Maine Law Review, Journal Article

Privados de Libertad sin Derechos

James Cavallaro & María L. Romero, March 14, 2008, La Prensa, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Del Portón Para Acá Se Acaban los Derechos Humanos: Injusticia y Desigualdad en las Cárceles Panameñas

Tim Mayhle, María Luisa Romero & James Cavallaro, January 1, 2008, International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School, Working Paper

The Lost Agenda: Economic Crisis and Truth Commissions in Latin America and Beyond

James Cavallaro & Sebastian Albuja, January 1, 2008, Transitional Justice From Below: Grassroots Activism and the Struggle for Change, Book, Section

UCLA-Harvard Interdisciplinary Roundtable Conference: Racial Ethnic and Caste Discrimination and Remedial Measures in Global Perspective

James Cavallaro, February 2, 2007, Conference

No Place to Hide: Gang, State, and Clandestine Violence in El Salvador

James Cavallaro & Spring Miller, February 1, 2007, International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law School, Working Paper

Mobilizing Against the Military Commissions Act of 2006

Stephanie Brewer, James Cavallaro, Fernando Delgado, Yukyan Lam, Martha Minow & Deborah Popowski, November 6, 2006, Harvard Law & Policy Review, Journal Article

Rejoinder: Justice Before Justiciability: Inter-American Litigation and Social Change

James Cavallaro & Emily J. Schaffer, January 1, 2006, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics, Journal Article

Breach of Faith: Persecution of the Ahmadiyya Community in Bangladesh

Ali Dayan Hasan, Brad Adams & James Cavallaro, June 16, 2005, Human Rights Watch Short Report, Working Paper

Conselho de Segurança a Qualquer Custo?

Carlos Eduardo Gaio & James Cavallaro, May 29, 2005, Folha de São Paulo, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

The Way of the Commandos

James Cavallaro, May 15, 2005, The New York Times, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

Keeping the Peace in Haiti?: An Assessment of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti Using Compliance with its Prescribed Mandate as a Barometer for Success

James Cavallaro, March 1, 2005, Harvard Law Student Advocates for Human Rights, Centro de Justiça Global, Report

Public Enemy Number Two?: Rising Criminality and Challenges to Human Rights Defense in Transitional Societies

James Cavallaro & Mohammad-Mahmoud O. Mohamedou, January 1, 2005, Harvard Human Rights Journal, Journal Article

Towards the Lowest Common Denominator: Canada Guts Post-9/11 Refugee Protection

Deborah Anker, James Cavallaro & Avantika Shastri, September 1, 2004, Bender's Immigration Bulletin, Journal Article

Letter Sent to the United States Congress Regarding Recent Human Rights Issues in Iraq

James Cavallaro et al, June 16, 2004, Letter

The Urban Poor: Problems of Access to Human Rights

James Cavallaro, January 1, 2004, Enhancing Access to Human Rights, Book, Section

Less as More: Rethinking Supranational Litigation of Economic and Social Rights in the Americas

James Cavallaro & Emily J. Schaffer, January 1, 2004, Hastings Law Journal, Journal Article

Violence Workers: Police Torturers and Murderers Reconstruct Brazilian Atrocities

James Cavallaro, September 1, 2003, British Journal of Criminology, Book Review

Crime, Public Order and Human Rights

James Cavallaro, January 10, 2003, International Council on Human Rights Policy, Book, Whole

Toward Fair Play: A Decade of Transformation and Resistance in International Human Rights Advocacy in Brazil

James Cavallaro, September 1, 2002, Chicago Journal of International Law, Journal Article

The Human Rights Crisis in Espírito Santo: threats and violence against human rights defenders

James Cavallaro, Sandra Carvalho, Sven Hilbig & Jeffrey Zinsmeister, July 1, 2002, Fórum Reage Espírito Santo and Justiça Global, International Federation for Human Rights, Working Paper

Front Line Brazil: Murders, Death Threats and Other Intimidation of Human Rights Defenders, 1997-2001

James Cavallaro, January 12, 2002, Global Justice Center, Book, Whole

Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions: An Approximation of the Situation in Brazil

Flávia Piovesan, James Cavallaro, Jayme Benvenuto Lima, José Fernanco da Silva, Luciano Oliveira & Valdênia Brito, January 1, 2001, Gajop, Book, Whole

A Emergente Jurisprudencia em Direitos Economicos, Sociais e Culturais no Sistema Interamericano (Emerging Jurisprudence in Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Inter-American System)

James Cavallaro & Thamy Pogrebinschi, January 1, 2001, Direitos Humanos, Globalização Econômica e Integração Regional, Max Limonad, Book, Section

Discursos Para Insegurança Pública

James Cavallaro, January 1, 2001, Operação Rio: O Mito das Classes Perigosas: um Estudo sobre a Violência Urbana, a Mídia Impressa e os Discursos de Segurança Pública, Niterói: Intertexto, Book, Section

Tortura: Impunidade que Condena o País

Flávia Piovesan & James Cavallaro, May 20, 2000, Folha de São Paulo, Op-Ed or Opinion Piece

A Situação Carcerária no Brasil e a Miséria Acadêmica (Prison Conditions and the Lack of Prisons Literature)

James Cavallaro & Salo de Carvalho, January 1, 2000, A Sociedade, a Violência e o Direito Penal, Livraria do Advogado Editora, Book, Section

Disappeared and Politically Executed: Necessary Reparations

James Cavallaro, January 1, 2000, Mortos e Desaparecidos Políticos: Reparação ou Impunidade?, University of São Paulo Press, Book, Section

Behind Bars in Brazil

Joanne Mariner & James Cavallaro, January 1, 1998, Human Rights Watch, Book, Whole

Police Brutality in Urban Brazil

James Cavallaro, January 1, 1997, Human Rights Watch, Book, Whole

Apresentação (Preface)

James Cavallaro, Juan E. Méndez & José M. Vivanco, January 1, 1996, Democracia em Pedaços: Direitos Humanos no Brasil, Companhia das Letras, Book, Section

Fighting Violence with Violence: Human Rights Abuse and Criminality in Rio de Janeiro

James Cavallaro & Anna C. Monteiro, January 1, 1996, Human Rights Watch Short Report, Working Paper

Forced Labor Revisited: On-Site Investigations Reveal the Practice Continues in Brazil

James Cavallaro, November 1, 1993, Human Rights Watch Short Report, Working Paper

Frontier Injustice: Human Rights Abuses Along the U.S. Border with Mexico Persist Amid Climate of Impunity

James Cavallaro & Allyson Collins, May 13, 1993, Human Rights Watch Short Report, Working Paper

The Demise of the Political Necessity Defense: Indirect Civil Disobedience and United States v. Schoon

James Cavallaro, January 1, 1993, California Law Review, Journal Article